Day trips from Tel Aviv are an amazing way to see some of the highlights that the holy land, Israel, has to offer. There are many things to see and places to visit. This post focuses on the best ones in my opinion.
Some of the best Day trips from Tel Aviv include: climbing Masada during sunrise, floating in the Dead Sea, walking through the breathtaking Bahai’s Gardens, visiting the old cities of Jerusalem & Bethlehem, west bank tour, Caesarea and more.
Best day trips from Tel Aviv
Masada sunrise, Ein Gedi and Dead Sea tour from Tel Aviv
Witnessing the sunrise over the Dead Sea and the Jordanian mountains while climbing Masada is for sure one of the biggest highlights on trip to Israel. At the top you’ll find the desert fortress of Masada which is built into the mountain and has an interesting history. The combination of the sunrise, the fortress of Masada and the Dead sea is something which is hard to describe.
After Visiting the fortress you’ll hike in the beautiful Ein Gedi nature reserve, relax in its natural springs and enjoy one of Israel’s top oasis’s.
Last but not least, you’ll visit the dead sea, the lowest point in the world. The place is so beautiful you might think you’re dreaming.
Jerusalem, Bethlehem & Dead Sea day tour from Tel Aviv
For the culture and history lovers, this one is a must. Jerusalem, Bethlehem & the Dead Sea have so much to offer it is hard to believe that they all fit into one day. The tour is well optimized and is an amazing way to explore the main highlights that these places offer.
The first station will be the old city of Jerusalem, visiting and exploring the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Via Dolorosa and the Western Wall.
The second station is Bethlehem, an historic place which is home to the Church of Nativity. The old city of Bethlehem is such an interesting place and truly a big highlight star on a trip to Israel.
Last but not least, heading down towards the lowest point in the world, the Dead Sea. The way is so magical you’ll feel as you’re in space. Floating in the dead sea surrounded by the desert and playing with the mud is a great way to end this day.
Caesarea, Haifa, Acre and Rosh Hanikra tour from Tel Aviv
This full day tour goes along Israel’s beautiful Mediterranean coastline. Explore and learn about amazing sites while breathing fresh air coming from the sea.
The first stop is at Caesarea, a city which was built under Herod and named after The Roman Emperor, Caesar. This ancient harbor city has impressive Roman ruins, including one of the biggest amphitheaters built in the Roman era and still being used today for performances and live shows.
Next, the journey goes through Haifa where you’ll stop at mind-blowing Bahai’s Gardens. Walk down the hill through the 19 floors terraced garden. This part of the trip is a great time to clear your mind with the colors and shapes of the plants and trees around you.
The next station is Rosh Hanikra, Israel’s most northern point along its Mediterranean coastline. Here you’ll get to explore the area’s limestone grottoes and caves. The place features blue water and cliffs with view overlooking all the way to Lebanon.
The last stop is at Acre (Akko), the largest crusader city in the country and a UNESCO world heritage site. The old city features a charming port, impressive city walls and a beautiful Mediterranean bazar. You’ll be amazed by the ancient architecture around you and by how well the city is preserved. The guide will walk you around the magical streets explaining about the city’s fascinating history.
The old & the new Jerusalem city tour from Tel Aviv
Jerusalem, a spiritual sanctuaryto the 3 great religions of the world: Judaism, Christianity & Islam. Explore this holiest of holy cities on a full day trip from Tel Aviv. Some of the highlights in this biblical city are: Mount of Olives, Jewish, Christian & Armenian quarters, Via Dolorosa, the Church of Holy Sepulcher, Mount Zion and the Holocaust Museum.
Best of the west bank full day tour from Tel Aviv
Explore the best of the West Bank on this comprehensive full-day tour leaving from Tel Aviv. The tour visits Bethlehem, Jericho, Qasr el Yahud on the River Jordan, and Ramallah, giving you a full picture of the historic and fascinating region.